Date: 05/24/2016

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (5th Ave. & 42nd St., Manhattan)

Price: Free

How To Write Like Tolstoy By Richard Cohen "How did Ernest Hemingway learn to take advice from Gertrude Stein?...How did Dickens change the end of Great Expectations, and why? " Richard Cohen is the critically acclaimed author of Chasing the Sun and By the Sword . His latest book How To Write Like Tolstoy explores how novelists do what they do. Cohen has also edited books by some of the world’s most influential figures including Madeleine Albright, Kingsley Amis, Vanessa Redgrave, Jeffrey Archer, Sebastian Faulks, John le Carré, Studs Terkel, and John Keegan. Informed by a career in publishing and a lifetime of reading, How To Write Like Tolstoy takes readers on a journey into the minds, techniques, concerns, tricks, flaws (and occasionally obsessions) of our greatest authors.

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